Rev. Genaro P. Aguilar, C.S.C., comes originally from San Antonio, Texas. He received a B.A. from St. Mary’s University there; a M.Th. at the University of Notre Dame; and an M.S.W. from Boston College. Fr. Genaro has worked in the college's Counseling Department. He now serves as the Athletic/Alumni Chaplain at King's. His interests include travel and sports, and Fr. Genaro resides with the Holy Cross community at Moreau Court.

Rev. Anthony Grasso, C.S.C., from Boston, is professor of English and Campus Moderator of Delta Epsilon Sigma. Fr. Grasso is national chaplain of the Delta Epsilon Sigma honor society and serves on the Northeast Regional board of the Conference on Christianity and Literature. He enjoys working out, walking, reading, and writing poetry. Fr. Grasso lives at 185 N. Franklin St.

Rev. Richard Hockman, C.S.C., from Cambridge, Mass., has been the director of campus ministry. He has a professional background and long history in special education and assists the Diocese of Scranton in parish based special religious education programs. Fr. Dick has been involved in formation work, religious education, and parish ministry both in Canada and the U.S. The religious superior of the Holy Cross Community, he lives at Moreau Court.

Rev. Daniel Issing, C.S.C. , from College Park, Md., is an assistant professor of theology at King’s. He earned an S.T.L. at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, Calif., where he also received his Ph.D. in theological ethics from the Graduate Theological Union. Before coming to King's, Fr. Issing served as the Director of Campus Ministry at Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and parochial vicar at Most Holy Trinity in Saco, Maine. He lives at Moreau Court.

Rev. Charles Kociolek, C.S.C., from Jersey City, N.J., worked for an accounting firm and in several Holy Cross Brothers’ high schools before coming to King’s. He taught accounting at King’s for many years. He currently serves as assistant director of academic advisement and as a special assistant to the president. He lives at Moreau Court.

Brother Stephen J. LaMendola, C.S.C., is a native New Yorker. As a member of the Education Department, he is a college supervisor of student teachers and is the college's liaison to its early childhood centers. Previously he taught and administered at Holy Cross schools in New York and Delaware. Br. Stephen is a member of the Moreau Province and resides at Moreau Court.

Fr. Thomas Looney, C.S.C., born in Brooklyn and raised in Otisville, NY, previously served at King's as a member and chair of the Theology Department. He returns to King's as the Director of Campus Ministry and College Chaplain. He serves on the board of directors of Stonehill College, Renew International, and the Fr. Peyton Centre in Attymass, Co. Mayo, Ireland. He enjoys facilitating retreats on the spirituality of Basil Moreau, founder of Holy Cross. Fr. Tom resides in Holy Cross Hall on the 10th floor.

Rev. John Ryan, C.S.C., from Wilkes-Barre, is President of the College. Fr. Ryan's background is in business and accounting, and prior to his election as president, he served as dean of the McGowan School of Business for several years. Before entering Holy Cross, he worked for engineering and consulting firms. Fr. Jack enjoys playing golf and walking, and lives at Moreau Court.


Rev. Joseph Long, C.S.C., ’54, a Wilkes-Barre native and King’s College alumnus, spent 12 years in secondary education and more than 30 years in the heath care ministry. He continues to serve in this capacity as well as assisting in parishes both in the Wilkes-Barre area and Cocoa Beach, Fla.


Rev. Robert Lozinski, C.S.C. , a former campus chaplain at King's, has been involved in parish ministry in several places. After completing a term as pastor at our Holy Cross Community's parish in Bennington , Vt. , Fr. Bob is now the pastor of St. Michael's Byzantine Catholic Church in Dunmore, Pa.